How to 'Restore Previous Version' of a folder to recover lost data files in Windows 7
Looking for steps to restore a file or a folder to a previous state on a Windows 7-based computer? With the help of restore you can easily retrieve the files that you may have deleted accidentally and you can take your system to a previously set restore point. So, here’s how you can restore a file or a folder to a previous state on a Windows 7-based computer:
Step 1: Click on the Start button.
Step 2: Go to Computer.
Step 3: Navigate to the folder that used to contain the file or folder.
Step 4: Right-click the file or folder and then click on ‘Restore previous versions’. You'll see a list of available previous versions of the file or folder. The list will include files saved on a backup as well as restore points.
Step 5: Select the previous version and click Open to view it to make sure it's the same version you want.
Step 6: Select the previous version, and then click Restore.
Step 7: Click on ‘Restore’ on the popped window.
Step 8: Wait for the completion of the process and click on ‘OK’.
See how simple it was to restore files or a folder to a previous state on a Windows 7-based PC. For better understanding of the mentioned steps, check out our solution video below.
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